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Henley, South Australia, Australia

Henley is a suburb of Adelaide, S.A.
We sailed west from Victor Harbour, about 30 nautical miles. Then nor’west, about 10 nautical miles, between Kangaroo Island and Cape Jervis. Then a passage of about 70 NM on a nor’nor’west heading, up the South Australian coast near Adelaide, brought us to Henley, on the coast, west of Adelaide.

Goolwa, South Australia, Australia

The images between this notice and the next are from Goolwa.
Sailing nor’nor’west about 120 nautical miles from Robe, we arrive at Goolwa. A bit over a full days sail, possibly 30 hours.
Goolwa is a very popular place with sailors. It is visited by sailors from various parts of Australia. Since 1966 the Milang-Goolwa Freshwater Classic has grown into the largest freshwater yacht race in the Southern Hemisphere. Held late in January each year, it attracts over 400 competing vessels for the 25 nautical mile contest and the ensuing celebrations.

Robe, South Australia, Australia.

The image FEATURED after this notice in ‘Yachts and Sailing vessels’ is from Robe S.A. Australia.
Robe is about 50 nautical miles Nor’west of Carpenter Rocks S.A.
Possible to sail that leaving at sunrise and arriving about sunset.
The area appears to offer protection from southerly and westerly winds only.

Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia

The FEATURED image after this notice is from Mt Gambier, South Australia.
To get there we sailed west from Portland to Carpenters Rocks. There is a cosy cove here that is hopefully suitable as a harbour. Mt Gambier is about 40km inland.
Check it out on Google maps.

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